The Bridge City Police Dept. along with the assistance of the Marine Division of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department recovered a body that was discovered in Cow Bayou Thursday morning.
Captain Robert Bergeron said the body that was recovered is 53 year old Darren Burge. Burge was reported missing several days ago after not being seen or heard from since January 2, when he fled the scene of an accident on Texas Ave.
Justice of the Peace Joy Dubose-Simonton has ordered an autopsy. The body was located west of the Cow Bayou Bridge on Texas Ave.